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  • Cricket Australia goes to bat with Microsoft Teams

    Cricket Australia has taken the digital transformation plunge on a national scale, using Microsoft cloud - Office 365 and Teams - across all 1,300 business units in a bid to improve collaboration and foster innovation across the organisation.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien05 Sept. 19 10:40
  • PageUp admits personal data “probably” accessed

    Australian software-as-a-service provider, PageUp on Tuesday finally admitted that customer data was “probably” accessed following a breach last month.​

    Written by Byron Connolly12 June 18 14:45
  • 5 IT roles needed in ‘robotic revolution’: Hays

    ​The growing reliance on workplace robots in business today has sparked demand for ‘robot creators,’ IT professionals with niche skills and qualifications, according to recruitment firm Hays.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien19 April 17 15:00
  • ​The value of retaining IT infrastructure skills in Australia

    In the headlong rush to outsource IT infrastructure skills to the cloud or offshore to other countries with cheaper labour costs, we’ve witnessed a rapid decrease in these skills across Australia in recent years — and that’s not positive for businesses or IT professionals.

    Written by Paddy McDermott28 Feb. 17 14:20
  • How BMC Software slimmed down its global IT

    “It was like the cobbler’s son had no shoes.” With tongue firmly in cheek, this is how BMC Software’s CIO Scott Crowder describes the $2 billion software firm’s internal IT infrastructure when he landed there in 2011.

    Written by Byron Connolly03 Nov. 16 14:02
  • How William Hill’s IT team avoided another painful Melbourne Cup

    If the mobile apps supporting half your online betting business fail on the day of the Melbourne Cup, one of the biggest gambling events in Australia, then you can bet your heart would be racing faster than Phar Lap's.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett25 Nov. 15 12:59
  • Fire & Rescue NSW unveils new mobililty strategy

    Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) sees a future where its 7,500 staff can access technology services anywhere from any unmanaged, web-connected device, as the organisation re-engineers its back-end systems to support a mobility strategy.

    Written by Shahida Sweeney21 Aug. 14 10:29
  • Turnbull talks challenges with open data in government

    The government’s push for more open data and transparency no doubt opens the doors for private sector organisations to be more innovative, but it doesn’t come without its challenges.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett21 March 14 09:38
  • HP Rolls Out Services to Improve Data Center Efficiency

    Aiming to help organizations cut through confusion in the data center infrastructure management market and prepare them for the impact of cloud, mobility and big data, HP is offering four new consulting services.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud23 Jan. 14 15:08
  • ME Bank trials workplace videoconferencing kiosks

    Members Equity Bank is trialling workplace videoconferencing kiosks as part of its strategy to help grow its customer base, and is aiming to roll out the kiosks to six workplaces in the next six months, said the bank’s enterprise architect, Jem Richards.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett14 Nov. 12 18:52
  • Contact centres’ IT infrastructure not meeting needs: Report

    There's a gap between the needs of contact centres and the IT infrastructure that is used to help run their businesses, according to Dimension Data’s Global Contact Centre Benchmarking Report 2012.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett31 Oct. 12 10:41
  • Where is cloud computing heading in 2013?

    Analysts have predicted a trend towards moving IT from on-premise to off-premise, new cloud applications and an increase in spending on cloud services next year.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett26 Oct. 12 13:24
  • National Library to refresh IT infrastructure

    The National Library of Australia (NLA) will refresh its IT infrastructure over a period of four years to keep pace with the growth in digital assets it manages.

    Written by Rodney Gedda18 July 11 10:07
  • Macquarie Uni Hospital IT infrastructure a "spaghetti" of systems

    The newly opened Macquarie University Hospital (MUH) may boast a number of Australian firsts in technology, but its IT infrastructure is a "spaghetti" of systems, according to chief information officer (CIO), Geoff Harders.

    Written by James Hutchinson01 July 10 12:46